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Posted by Bill Keys   
Previous versions of the gd package are vulnerable to a possible Arbitrary Code Execution attack in which an attacker may use a maliciously crafted GIF file to trigger a buffer overflow. The libgd library is not exposed via any privileged or remote interfaces within Foresight Linux proper.

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Foresight Linux Essential Advisory: 2008-0007-1
Published: 2008-02-11

Rating: Trivial

Updated Versions:
   gd=/conary.rpath.com@rpl:devel//1/2.0.33-4.6-1
   group-dist=/foresight.rpath.org@fl:1-devel//1/1.4.2-0.7-3

References:
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4484
   http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0046

Description:
   Previous versions of the gd package are vulnerable to a possible
   Arbitrary Code Execution attack in which an attacker may use a
   maliciously crafted GIF file to trigger a buffer overflow. The libgd
   library is not exposed via any privileged or remote interfaces within
   Foresight Linux proper.

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Copyright 2008 Foresight Linux Project
Portions Copyright 2008 rPath Inc.
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License.
A copy is available at http://www.foresightlinux.org/permanent/mit-license.html
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